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would do something like this. >> cnn legal contributor paul allen said alabama law may well come into play in this case down the road. >> alabama also has virtually the identical stand your ground law that florida has, so do you know that the officer in this case can probably say he was -- he felt that he was in danger of his life and he was standing his ground in shooting. so i'm betting as this proceeds, you may see that law that we've heard so much about in the zimmerman case in florida rear its ugly head in alabama. >> the officer involved in the shooting has been put on administrative leave until the investigation is complete. >>> now to pennsylvania where the state's deputy attorney general and his wife are accused of severely abusing two children they adopted. police arrested douglas and kristin barber after the kids had a doctor's visit. investigators say the doctor noticed several fractures on the 18-month-old girl's head, and the 6-year-old girl's appeared star. they were charged with endangerment. their attorney has not commented. >>> we know the meningitis outbreak ha
in the town hall audience. randi? >> paul, thank you very much. >>> there are new voters i.d. laws in place now in several states. we'll look at their potential impact on the election process. >>> if you are leaving the house right now. you continue watching cnn from your mobile phone. take us with you. just go to cnn.com/tv. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> there are just 24 days left until election day, but still there's some confusion over the actual process. new voter i.d. laws in several states have changed the rules, while other states have seen their laws knocked down or delayed by the courts. so we are focusing on those voter i.d. laws this morning. right now we are focusing on florida. joining me now is florida conservative talk show host bernie thompson. i wanted to ask you -- good morning to you, first of all. >> good morning. >> i want
overwhelmingly passing a tough child-abuse prevention law. why some say it crosses the line, coming up. >>> and the nation's unemployment rate fell in september. the numbers are in. and they're good. unexpectedly good. more people are returning to work, and hiring was steady. let's meet one guy who took a huge risk to make a career change in a brightening job market. here is christine romans with more. >> reporter: he wanted to switch careers from operations in i.t. to marketing and big data. in a slow jobs market, that takes training and risks. >> i decided to go back to business school. and i went part-time. and realized that i needed even more training. so i left my full-time position, and gained internship at cbs, and that was a great gateway. so the internship plus the mba, i was able to fortunately land the job, looking at the data more on the marketing end and helping with making strategic decisions. >> reporter: the switch took time and money, $80,000 in student loans. >> is it worth the investment to re-train in your career, and take on all of the student loans? >> yes, it is
on the political trail than it was about getting answers. it kind of seemed a little bit more like "l.a. law" than it did a hearing, an investigation, but i do think there were important things that came out yesterday. namely, eric nordstrom, the top u.s. security official in libya months before the attack had asked the state department for additional security. those requests were denied. and the state department official who actually handled those requests, charlene lamb, said that she did. and i think another thing that came out that was kind of interesting is that even as the republicans were charging that there wasn't enough security at the post, democrats did make an interesting point that under the house-controlled congress, there was, under republican controlled congress, sorry, there was a lot of budget cuts in the state department and embassy security. >> why she -- glad you brought that up. yesterday, serious accusations about not having enough assets and resources in place to protect our people. soledad o'brien asked right here on cnn, didn't you vote to cut the funding for embassy secu
through the internet, according to a law enforcement source, both men in the connecticut case appeared in their united kingdom prison jump suits, then they were handcuffed and being led in and standard practice the handcuffs were taken off for the legal proceeding. they will also, of course, face more legal proceedings down the road. >> richard roth in new york, thanks so much. >>> now to some other very pressing domestic matters. the new jobs report, it's become a political football with the election just a month away, the labor department says 114,000 jobs were created in september with the unemployment rate coming in at 7.8% now. that's a drop of .3% from august. no spuurprise that in this seas there's different views of the same number. the chairman of economic advisers says friday's employment report provide further evidence that the u.s. economy is continuing to heal from the wounds inflicted by the worst downturn since the great depression. jack welch tweeted this, unbelievable jobs numbers, these chicago guys will do anything, can't debate so change the numbers. and the partisa
virtually the identical stand your ground law that florida ha. the officer in this case can probably say he was -- he felt he was in danger of his life and he was standing his ground and shooting. i'm betting as this proceeds you may see that law we heard so much about in this case in florida rear it's ugly head in alabama. >> the officer involved in the shooting has been put on administrative leave until the investigation is complete. >>> documentary filmmaker ken byrnes is defying a subpoena issued by the city of new york over his latest film "central park 5." it's a move mee about the five men exonerated in the 1989 central park jogger rain case. they want his outtakes, but burns wants the investigators to prove they need them. susan candiotti has more. >> this documentary, the latest project of ken burns, whose daughter is co-director, telling the story of five black and latino teenagers. they were convicted of raining and brutally beelting a white female jogger in new york's central park in 1989. >> it was a huge media story. there was a lot of coverage, but everything got it wrong at
. federal law protects internet companies from liability for ads people post. >> it just seems morally wrong to have this as a business model, no? >> to me, it would be morally wrong to have the opportunity to rescue women, children, boys, out of exploitation and to walk away from that opportunity. >> reporter: attorney liz mcdougle represents backpage and argues the website is a helpful tool for law enforcement to fight child sex trafficking. but many in law enforcement disagree and the grim fact is lots of women and children never get rescued. >> i look at pictures like this, my pimp beat me and i was black and blue and i have more pictures, and nothing makes it go away. >> reporter: tamara was 12 and like many, looking for acceptance when she turned her first trick. >> look how young she looks. >> reporter: now 31, she's trying to heal from the horror of her childhood and the cycle of addiction she says it triggered. >> you know, there's so many men out here who prey on young women, who, you know, it excites them or it's something sexual for them, and i was just a baby. i was 12. >> repor
today, brooke, this was a really politically charged hearing. it reminded me more of kind of l.a. law and a cross examination than really trying to, you know, let the state department make their explanation, whether you believe it or not, whether you believe in the end their explanations or not, cutting off the witnesses a lot, a lot of grandstanding by some members of the committee and i think what is really going to happen is i don't necessarily know if this investigation by the oversight committee is going to be the final word in what happens with this investigation, there is also an independent review board appointed by secretary of state hillary clinton, stellar people whose integrity and credibility is beyond reproach in washington and around the world are going to ask the same exact questions of these witnesses and will then make attack and then i think the american people will try to piece all of this together, and see what happened whether it could have been prevented, and what can be done, most importantly, brooke, what could be done next time to make sure that this doesn't
investigation. the filmmaker refuse to share outtakes citing shield laws. >> we believe we are protected under the shield laws as journalists and we don't think it's fair for the government to intrude in our research. >> reporter: a lawyer for the city says the film isn't journalism because it advocates for the five. in a statement, the city says, quote, if the plaintiffs truly want an open airing of the facts, they should encourage the filmmakers not to hide anything. the filmmakers claim the documentary sticks to the facts. what do you make of the city trying to go after the outtakes for this film? >> the city needs to stop dragging their feet. i don't think they would find anything other than what they already know, that we were innocent and this is just going to continue to further restate that. >> reporter: yusef says no matter the outcome, he may never fully escape his nightmare that started in in park. susan candiotti, cnn, new york. >>> the world watches cape canaveral, florida. live pictures. look at that. i love looking at space pictures. it's not quite up there yet. this launch is a
you remember sandra fluke, the georgetown law student targeted by some conservative pundits? she, of course, is a well-known obama supporter. while she obviously disagrees with dash's choice for president, she is standing up for dash's right to speak freely about her choice, which we all should do, quite frankly. paul ryan even took a little break from his debate prep to call dash and thank her for her support as well. >> this is america and you have a right to your opinion and don't have to be beat up for it. >>> taking a break from campaigning for her husband to co-host god morning america. >>> humans were made to make things. that's why we have thumbs. we've gotten away from making so much. there's that instinctive drive for people to create. i like to think that the tech shop helps to rekindle that in people and get them back to being makers. it could be tiny things or big, world-changing things. all the things that people do here really excite me. how do you get from here... let's say you want to get ahead in your career. to here? at university of phoenix we're moving career
, well, no one else can either. instead of providing more money and man power to enforce the law, many politicians across the country are upping the speed limit big time. according to the governor's highway safety association seven states, kansas, kentucky, maine, ohio, pennsylvania, texas and virginia have increased speed limits to as high as 85 miles per hour on certain roads. maybe you're saying it is about time. consider this. there is no doubt excessive speed kills. if you have a need for speed, highway 130 near austin, texas, is where you have to be. later this fall posted legal speed limit 85. >> it is the highest posted speed limit on the whole western hemisphere, right? it is really pretty neat. >> an anomoly? not by a long shot. according to the insurance institute for highway safety, 35 states have raised speed limits to 70 miles per hour or higher, and no one is more aware of that than long distance truckers like anthony frederick, and frankly, it scares him. >> doing 85 miles an hour, all they're doing is asking for more accidents and more deaths, that's about it. they say
to the court, ashlei ashleigh, that the law allowed him to sentence him to hundreds of years fe wanted, but he told the court, i feel as though that's too abstract and that's why he wanted to sentence him to something that he said he could actually realize and take to heart. >> well, the judge in the madoff case didn't think 150 years was abstract but everyone is entitled to his opinion. we'll see you as the coverage continues for the more than likely appeal in bellefonte, pennsylvania, jason carroll reporting for us live outside of the courthouse. >>> in the legal briefs obviously what comes now is the question why, why the numbers, why the statements, why, why, why, and how did it play out the way it did? paul callan is the one who knows most about this. first off, when i saw 30 to 60 years i thought madoff, that sounds low. 150 years for madoff. a minimum of 30 for this man. granted, he's 68, but is that what this was about? is it the fact he was 68 that the judge decided not to go consecutive with the hundreds of years he could have lambasted him with? >> well, i think the judge is looking
carolina's voter id law, but it also said that this law can't go into you effect until next year. new voting legislation across the country has unleashed an explosive battle over who counts and your right to vote could be at stake. that's why we have this for you. cnn's documentary special called voters in america, who counts. it's joe johns. he is awesome, and it's sunday night at 8:00 eastern. i highly recommend you tune in to watch. thank you for watching us. do appreciate it. my friend and my league and a very smart lady suzanne malveaux takes over the reigns now with "newsroom international." >>> welcome to "newsroom international." i'm suzanne malveaux. we're going around the world in 60 minutes. here's what's going on right now. >> people w work at the u.s. embassy in yemen for more than 20 years shot dead. men on motorcycles, they ambushed his car, and she they killed him. officials in yemen say it looks like the work of al qaeda. more of what we know about the killing and why he may have in justple of minutes, revelation teammates of superstar cyclist lance armstrong. one say
's august primary, more than 133,000 people have registered. at nova's southeastern university law school in broward county. >> are you registered to vote? >> at florida atlantic university in boca raton -- >> are you registered to vote this year. >> reporter: outside the courthouse in plantation, no mistaking which candidate alan supports, but he says -- >> we register anyone that comes along that wants to register. >> reporter: you would prefer they register democrat. >> of course i work for the obama campaign. >> reporter: jonathan cologne registered. >> i'm looking in the future ten years down the line, whatever they can do to make their four years count is what i really want. >> reporter: with so much at stake in florida, there can be a darker side to voter registration. palm beach county supervisor of elections susan booker discovered discrepancies, signatures that looked the same, addresses that didn't appear right on more than 100 voter registration forms. >> we just haven't ever experienced this kind of issue with the registration forms and so that's got us a little disconcerted.
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. >> translator: yes, love happens. that's fine. but in this society, they've done something wrong. the law allows it. society doesn't. >> reporter: back at the shelter, the couple knows they've put their family through a lot. but they say they have no regrets. we wouldn't have been killed had it not been for the love commandos. even though they don't know what's next, they're happy to be alive and together. cnn, new delhi. >>> we have live pictures for you now, this is roswell, ynew mexico, as felix baumgartner is getting into this capsule and he is going to start the ascent. the estimated time is 1:40 for launch. he'll go 23 miles up and then jump. what we know is that he's been working for seven years to beat this record. it was held by colonel joe kitinger in 1960. 52 years ago, he jumped from 1002 feet up. this time will be 120,000 feet. imagine if you're on a jetliner and you're flying cross-country. you're at about 35,000 to 40,000 feet. he's going up to 120,000. he'll get out it to the end of the capsule and he will jump wearing his pressurized suit, wears about 100 pounds. and he will fl
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, then justice sandra day o'connor wrote a majority opinion that said that the university of michigan law school had a compelling interest in promoting class diversity and suggested affirmative action might still be needed for another 25 years. o'connor has since left the court, leading to speculation that the court's conservatives could now strike a blow to preferences. joe johns, cnn, washington. >> thank you, joe johns. so jeff toobin, this is the question. does this texas case raise any new and diinctive questions about this, about affirmative action, or is this one of those second bites at the apple, merely another opportunity for a different supreme court with brand-new justices to kill what some people call reverse discrimination? >> the court could do either of two things in this case. they could treat it as similar to the case from the university of michigan nine years ago, or they could simply just overrule grutter. what makes this case so important is that there was no conflict in theower courts about these cases. the court really reached out and found this case which really indicates
law requires. special assistance for students not reading up to grade level. >> we felt that at this point given the dire conditions that a lawsuit was going to be the only route that would get everybody who needs to be at the table at the table, working together. >> reporter: we went to see for ourselves. >> what i'm doing is the basics, nobody will be behind. >> reporter: just 25% of 7th graders in this district met state standards for reading last year. and only 7% for math. and it gets worse. in 11th grade, only 10% scored proficiently in reading and less than 5% in math. what do these kids deserve? >> equality. fairness. >> reporter: are they getting that? >> no. >> reporter: this teacher taught sixth through twelfth grade. she says last year 65% of her students had fallen behind academically. >> some of their performances were below grade level. and the means were not there to bring them up to grade level. such as counseling, intervention. this just didn't happen yesterday. >> reporter: the lost opportunities bring her to tears. >> every child can and will learn if
are on a mission to toughen election laws with the goal of suppressing the democratic vote. in florida, the legislature which is controlled by the gop decided to eliminate the sunday before election day as an early voting day. it's a day known as souls to the po polls when african-americans typically leave church to vote. here's joe johns with a preview of his documentary. joe? >> you want your country back? i want mine back. don't have an election if they don't come. >> reporter: for dennis, the gop primary marks the maiden voyage of the election law he crafted. >> election's all about turnout. so for the primary on tuesday, we're working right now to get around saturday morning. this is the grass roots, precinct walking. we are going right on the street. do you know what the number is? i'll go house to house. good morning, i'm dennis baxley. this is the supervisor elections office in marion county, florida. and this is the last early voting day. >> reporter: it was baxley who agreed to change the last day of early voting from sunday to saturday. >> what the data from 2008 showed clea
, the fbi, and also the state department itself has its own investigation, which is required to do by law. he has been discussing that, and also additional steps that libya could take to help to bring whoever carried out this attack to justice, so it's an important visit, and it comes at a very important time. >> and what more is believed to be learned about all those parties involved in the attack, whether they would all conceivably be arrested? >> well, you know, i think the main thing now will be that essential question still. how organized and in advance was this plan? i really don't think that that has been completely explained by anyone. was it planned months ago or put on the shelf that could be carried out and this escalated. we do know and this is coming from state department officials and also one of the regional security officer on the ground before this happened. both sgraeg that this was an unprecedented attack. >> jill dougherty, keep us posted from the state department. >> one member of the female russian punk band pussy riot is now a free woman. she and two others were jai
. they also argue that the law infringes on personal freedom and unfairly targets certain businesses. >> and a medical student becomes a patient after she is diagnosed with cancer. and now she's using that experience to save the lives of her patients. dr. sanjay gupta has today's human factor. >> great. >> i think i always wanted to be a doctor. my dad was a physician. so i would always see him go into work. i was 6 or 7. he was always helping people. so that was my inspiration. >> just three months into her studies, the doctor said her life changed dramatically. suddenly, something she was learning about seemed to really apply to her. >> i had a tumor here in the middle of my chest. >> the diagnosis, rhodgkins lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system. >> i then became a patient. it will be 15 years next month. and your world just stops. and as a young person who is getting to live my dream of being a doctor, that was very tough. >> she knew her prognosis was good, and she was prepared for chemotherapy and radiation, also the inevitable hair loss. with the help of her family and frien
spree he sometimes went to the news conferences held by law enforcement officials. malvo said he went to the events for, "intelligence collection." brian todd, cnn, washington. >>> priceless works of art ruined. the word of a modern american master is defaced at a museum. c. but mr. single miles can't join his friends because he's getting hit with blackouts. shame on you. now he's stuck in a miniature nightmare. oh, thank you. but, with the capital one venture card... you can fly any airline, any flight, any time. double miles you can actually use. what's in your wallet? alec jr? it was a gift. and the candidate's speech is in pieces all over the district. the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke with local color. the secure cloud just received a revised intro from the strategist's tablet. and while i make my way into the venue, the candidate will be rehearsing off of his phone. [ candidate ] and thanks to every young face i see out there. [ woman ] his phone is one of his biggest supporters. [ female announcer ] with cisco at the center... working togeth
that the law made it very clear he could have sentenced him to hundreds of years, but he said that he felt as though a sentenceike that would have been abstract, and he wanted something to issue a sentence that was more realistic. and something that would be felt not only by jerry sandusky, but the victims themselves. had an opportunity when they sentencing was over, spoke to many of the victims' attorneys and they're satisfied with this sentence, but a woman came up to me and just before i was about to go on earlier today and she said, what did he get? i said he got a minimum of 30, a maximum of 60. she said, you know, 30 years times ten, times 100, still wouldn't be enough for what he did to those young men and this community. >> i want to play, if i can here, jason, i want to play another portion of the audio he released last night, jerry sandusky released, suggesting he, again, is the victim here. listen. >> the young man who is dramatic, veteran accuser and always sough attention started everything. he was joined by a well orchestrated effort of the media, investigators, the system, p
the court was hearing the case when a similar law was upheld by the court in 2003. >>> u.s. jobless claims hit a four-year low. applications for unemployment dropped to the lowest level since february 2008. >>> in sports, lance armstrong now faces the biggest uphill climb of his post-cycling career, trying to restore his reputation against mounting evidence. u.s. anti-doping agency has released a report of more than 1,000 pages. the agency found lance armstrong was part of the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen. armstrong's attorney, tim herman responded, calling the findings a one-sided hatchet job and government-funded witch hunt. pedro pinto joins us now. his ex-teammates tell some really shocking stories about gaming the drug testing system. te us what they're saying. >> don, it's unbelievable, this report released really sheds light on the dark world of cycling at the time when lance armstrong won seven straight tour de france titles, talking about hotel rooms being transformed into blood transfusion centers and lance armstrong
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